Jan 25, 2013 12:00am PST
.7% of national income for jobs, training, education, for all the infrastructure, the environment, climate, technology, and forgetting who government? this is the hard truth, and what is likely to happen is to solidify this, because no one is speaking out for the government. we are talking about protecting entitlements. we are squeezing to nothing. the top do not pay. they have been given every way to get their money out tax-free, and it is trillions of dollars that have been lost in addition to what has been wasted in the censored wars. >> if i can get some quick response, jeffrey sachs was saying a while ago there is a bipartisan consensus that the poor do not matter, so they end up being more invisible. what is troubling for so many of us, you talk about a guy like lyndon johnson who made it very clear he knew he was writing off the south for the next 30 or 40 years by pushing the kinds of programs he pushed, the war on poverty. let me ask you a question i was going to ask the congress wouldn't -- the congresswoman. i will ask you, have the democrats abandoned for people -- poor people?
Jan 31, 2013 12:00am PST
or a business going through a difficult environment, we need this assistance and how we live. tavis: i have been to china and have had the honor many times. my very first trip, i was taken by a friend of mine, and after spending a week or two in china, i learned so much. it the last day of the trip, we rescinding and waiting on a plane to take off. traveling between beijing and shanghai, and i did not realize that she had grown up in that cultural revolution. and after being there for all of these days and learning so much, the most moving part of the whole trip was sitting there and talking to her about what it was like trying to navigate and move through that period of history that you had to endure, and i am so glad that you got through it and that you are doing a wonderful work that you are doing now. tell me quickly about the work you are doing with president obama in this on to a partnership -- and this entrepreneurship. >> these are two topics very dear to my heart. we meet quarterly to give advice and to remove barriers so that more is available to entrepreneurs and innovation. innovatio
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the people who can go in there and live in that kind of environment. >> what does that mean? >> it means it's a much more difficult owe. >> no, what does it mean about the chinese you're talking about? >> they have a huge appetite for the natural resources. >> and we don't? >> oh no, we do, but we have other resources. the fact that this is something that gives them a primary call on a lot of resources of the region. they've put in a lot of money. we haven't been willing to do that. >> we have two reasons for being there. one, africa is a central front with al kay dan. number two, these resources that we really have not been attending to in any fashion resem bling the chinese. >> that's true. >> chinese will deal with anybody. they're right there in the sudan. they will go and deal with anybody. >> they were in africa early. >> they put cash on the barrel head. they're all over latin america, all over africa, john. they are dealing in a commercial mercantile way with these regimes, and we have a foreign policy that deals of of israel. meet yahir lapide. >> a new arrival on the scene is and
Jan 29, 2013 6:30pm PST
-rate environment and banks effectively being unwilling to lend at these low rates. i think that is a fantastic point for the near term. more long-term, our real worry is about the exit. >> susie: real quickly, i want to ask you about the jobs report that comes out on friday because more people get jobs, it is good for the economy. >> right. >> susie: might there be a surprise that more hiring is going on? >> we do not expect any surprises, at least not any upward surprises. it is interesting, almost over any time bucket over the last year, the average job gain has been about 150,000 mer month. 150,000 -- per month. where the aggregate demand hasn't picked up, companies are not picking up the hiring. we're looking for 150,000 a month, per average. >> susie: that's kind of look warm, but thank you, tom for coming on the show. we've been talking with tom porcelli, chief mist at rbc cap >> tom: despite a strong end to the year, ford stock fell more than 4.5% today. the concern is, ford doesn't think this year will be much better than last year. the auto maker earned 31 cents a share, up from a yea